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Biosafety in the Mycobacteriology Laboratory (Coordinator: M. Casal Roman)

click here to read the paper C.D.C. Guidelines for preventing the transmission of tuberculosis in health care facilities. MMWR 43(RR13):1-132, 1994.

click here to read the paper C.D.C. Interim laboratory biosafety guidance for extensively drug resistant (XDR) Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains.
 click here to read the paper CDC/NIH. Biosafety in microbiological and biomedical laboratories (BMBL), 5th edition. 2007.
click here to read the paper Directive 2000/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 September 2000 on the protection of workers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work. Official Journal of the European Communities. L262/21.
click here to read the paper Herman P, Fauville-Dufaux M, Breyer D, van Vaerenbergh B, Pauwels K, Dai Do Thi C, Sneyers M, Wanlin M, Snacken R, Moens W. Biosafety recommendations for the contained use of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolated in industrialized countries. Royal Library of Belgium. 2006.
click here to read the paper Kim SJ, Lee SH, Kim IS, Kim HJ, Kim SK, Rieder HL. Risk of occupational tuberculosis in national tuberculosis programme in Korea. Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 11:138-142, 2007.
click here to read the paper Menzies D, Joshi R, Pai M. Risk of tuberculosis infection and disease associated with work in health care settings. Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 11:593-605, 2007.
click here to read the paper Vaquero M, Gomez P, Romero M, Casal M, Spanish Group of Mycobacteriology. Investigation of biological risk in mycobacteriology laboratories: a multicentre study Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 7:879-885, 2003.
click here to read the paper WHO. Laboratory Boisafety Manual. 2004.